New Hampshire Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904 .
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New Hampshire, United States
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Record Description
Record Type Births and Christenings Index
Collection years 1714-1904
FamilySearch Resources
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Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City

What is in the Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1714 to 1904.

This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Christenings, 1733-1900 Marriages, 1783-1920 Deaths and Burials, 1784-1949
Belknap 0 11,711 3,572
Carroll 6,542 11,324 2,142
Cheshire 886 24,286 7,504
Coos 0 8,074 4,584
Grafton 1,729 18,149 4,926
Hillsborough 1,553 113,964 61,721
Merrimack 1,823 27,478 15,405
New Hampshire 379,246 336,160 112,685
Rockingham 12,365 57,836 40,075
Strafford 0 22,727 5,315
Sullivan 315 13,337 4,731
Total 404,459 645,046 262,660

Collection Content

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

How Do I Search the Collection?

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

Citing this Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation

"New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904." Database. FamilySearch. : accessed 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):
The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904.

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